How does one go about locking down transient API requests for multiple threading? Has anything done some benchmarking, just how much can the transient API handle for multiple concurrent requests? It seems like it might cause some severe bottlenecks if not managed properly.
Also how would one go about forcing the transient API using WP's built in cron? For instance I have a transient firing on page load that I gather statistics from ( another seperate function) but if a page isn't visited then the transient is not updated, how would you loop through all the pages/posts using transient API to force an update?
The cron might also be effective in dealing with my first question to avoid multiple threading, too many requests and performance.
I have been wondering about this and recently a core dev alluded to it on a blog post, the Transient API is so simple to use but seems to lack some documentation for advanced management.
Any insights would be really appreciated.